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William Chamberlain
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Leaving Public Education
I was listening to a podcast today and one of the panelists mentioned she was a former teacher. As I continued listening I realized my perception of her had changed (not for the better) and I realized it was because she is a 'former' teacher. I started to t...
Leaving Public Education
Leaving Public Education
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Why Do People, or Government Agencies, Have Social Media Accounts If They Never Plan to Be Social?
I saw that the US Department of Education,  @usedgov , was hosting a Twitter chat tonight so being the curious person I am I decided to go check out their Twitter page. I noticed that they followed 151 accounts so I wandered in to see who they deemed worthy...
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What I Learned About Teaching from Jurassic Park
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jurassic_Park_(28733067663).jpg I learned nothing from watching Jurassic Park. Not everything has to connect to my classroom. 
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Open Up Commenting
I don't believe blogging is dead. I believe that blogging conversations are. There was a time when a new education blog post could drive a ton of traffic on Twitter. We would leave comments on the post and 'back-channel' here. Then, along came the trolls. S...
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Student Walk-Up Songs
I'm a rebel just for kicks, now I been feeling it since 1966, now Portugal. The Man When a baseball player walks up to bat, you will often hear a song being played. Each player has a different song and that song means something to the player. This is common...
Student Walk-Up Songs
Student Walk-Up Songs
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Blogging Is Dead (Nope)
I used to blog. The Twitter thread has taken the place of the long form writing blog post. Somewhere between the end of a lot of RSS readers and the ability to link tweets together blog posts started to get fewer and fewer. Eventually, it seemed posting bec...
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Oregon Trail
Click Here to Play If you are as old as I am, you remember playing this game on the school's old computers (Apple II's or maybe Commodore 64's). If you don't remember, or simply aren't old enough then take a few minutes to play through an early 'video' game...
Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
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Southern Europe Activities
Write a story where a Roman god visits you. Use the story to explain who the god is, what he or she is responsible for, and what he or she looks like. (250 words) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Roman_gods Compare and contrast five Greek and Roman god...
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Samorost
Samorost 1 is a crazy cool game. The idea is to get the character, Samorost, to explore the space ship that he finds flying towards his planet. To play this game you simply point and click until you find out how to progress. You will have to collaborate on ...
Samorost
Samorost
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Art as History?
Washington Crossing the Delaware is a very famous painting. It's use in popular culture probably even led to a contest to pick the best George Washington impersonator to re-enact the crossing every year. Watch this video to find out more about the contest. ...
Art as History?
Art as History?
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